Allow more time to visit and expect lines for small elevators while large elevator system is renovated. Walking exit is steep.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Carlsbad Cave National Monument -- Executive Order
Executive Order No. 3984
It is hereby ordered, under authority of the Act of Congress approved June 25, 1910 (36 Stat., 847), as amended by the act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat., 497), that the public lands in the following described area in the State of New Mexico be, and the same are hereby, temporarily withdrawn subject to the conditions of said acts, for classification and pending determination as to the advisability of reserving the same for national park or monument purposes:
New Mexico Principal Meridian
In T. 25 S., R. 22 E., Secs. 24, 25, 35 and 36;
THE WHITE HOUSE,
Did You Know?
Bones from ice age animals like jaguars, camels, lions and giant sloths have been found in the entrance areas of some caves in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.